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Two-Ford Freedom


Published 1956


A Ford advertising film or television commercial. A suburban housewife talks to
CAM in her clean kitchen about the benefits of owning two cars; man pulls
out of his driveway in a 1956 Ford Victoria car; CU the Ford Victoria car
driving down road, POV moving car alongside; driving a Ford Ranch Wagon
car pulls out of driveway and onto street.

07:20:52:10 MS young attractive 1950s housewife on telephone; woman hangs up phone in kitchen and speaks to camera “You know, two weeks ago, I couldn’t have accepted that invitation. Like so many people these days, we live in the suburbs, and Dave needs the car everyday for business. When he was gone, I was practically a prisoner in my own home. I couldn’t get out to see my friends, couldn’t take part in PTA activities, I couldn't even shop by myself.…that has all changed now” woman open kitchen blinds and looks out window; man steps into 1950s model Ford Victoria and pulls out of driveway revealing a Ford Range Wagon parked beside it in driveway.

07:21:43:03 Young housewife stands by kitchen sink, walks to pick up coat; good sound bite woman says while picking up coat “Why be stuck with one expensive car, when you can enjoy all the fun and freedom of two fine Fords.”

07:22:00:29 Great shot looking back at angle on 1950s Ford Victoria driving on open road.

07:22:06:28 Woman steps into Ford Range Wagon and pulls out of driveway; car exiting long driveway with two-car garage in background.


Sponsor Ford Motor Company
Audio/Visual sound, color

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Reviewer: Spuzz - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 1, 2016
Subject: Free to fool around!
Mrs Housewife was a prisoner in her own household! She couldn't go out shopping, see her friends or do anything!! (Ever here of the bus or a taxi lady?). She "had to wait til Thursday night when Dave brought the car home". Wait, wait, hold on a second??? Is Dave gone EVERY WEEK? IS Dave gone Friday Evening?? Luckily, they brought another Ford in the household, and now she's free 'to do whatever I want'. I guess Mrs. Housewife is free to have an affair with someone who is not away from the house all the time??? Gee, I feel so old fashioned, but that's how I feel about Dave and Mrs Housewife's 'freedom'. Totally ridiculous.. This is a MUST SEE on this site!!!
Reviewer: guyburns - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 28, 2013
Subject: Top quality video and audio
A woman extolling the virtues of the two-car family. Video and Audio quality are top notch.
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